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IBA: Metz, Zweig Honored at Professionalism Luncheon

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Members of the legal community gathered to pay tribute to the value of professionalism in the practice at the IndyBar’s Professionalism Luncheon, held Thursday, October 11 at the Columbia Club. Sponsored by the IndyBar Professionalism Committee, the luncheon honored the 2012 Professionalism Award winners—Hon. Anthony Metz III, recipient of the Silver Gavel Award, and Sally Zweig, recipient of the Professionalism Award—as well as special guest speaker Hon. Sarah Evans Barker of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.

iba-barker-15col.jpg The Hon. Sarah Evans Barker stressed the importance of professionalism during her remarks, noting that professionalism can be explained as “ordinary people doing extraordinary things together.”
iba-room-15col.jpg Attendees at the luncheon also enjoyed the screening of a new installment of “Pause for Professionalism,” a video series that highlights the many facets of professionalism in the legal practice. View Pause for Professionalism videos online in the Video Gallery at www.indybar.org.
iba-winners-15col.jpg Honorees Judge Tony Metz, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Indiana, and Sally Zweig of Katz & Korin PC smile with IndyBar President Scott Chinn, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP.
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